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The Metamorphosis: The Bestselling Science Fiction Novel
     

The Metamorphosis: The Bestselling Science Fiction Novel

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by Franz Kafka
 

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The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung, also sometimes translated The Transformation) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the Western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find

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The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung, also sometimes translated The Transformation) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the Western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous vermin. It is never explained in the story why Samsa transforms, nor did Kafka ever give an explanation. It is a pleasure to publish this new, high quality, and affordable edition of this timeless novel. This edition is translated by Ian Johnston.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016342269
Publisher:
Petra Books
Publication date:
01/17/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
72
File size:
383 KB

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 3, 1883
Date of Death:
June 3, 1924
Place of Birth:
Prague, Austria-Hungary
Place of Death:
Vienna, Austria
Education:
German elementary and secondary schools. Graduated from German Charles-Ferdinand University of Prague.

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The Metamorphosis: The Bestselling Science Fiction Novel 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Easy read. Very descriptive.